Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
“Come, all you who are thirsty,
come to the waters;
and you who have no money,
come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without cost.” – Isaiah 55:1
Interested in Becoming Catholic?
- Do you want to learn more about becoming Catholic?
- Were you were baptized Catholic but haven’t received the sacraments of Holy Communion or Confirmation?
- Are you a Catholic and interested in learning more about your Catholic faith?
Classes to help you on that journey will be held on Sundays from 9:00 – 10:30 in the Family Life Center.
For more information about this process, which is called RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults), please contact Deacon Pat Goin at 904-641-7244 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“From the time of the apostles, becoming a Christian has been accomplished by a journey and initiation in several stages. This journey can be covered rapidly or slowly, but certain essential elements will always have to be present: proclamation of the Word, acceptance of the Gospel entailing conversion, profession of faith, Baptism itself, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and admission to Eucharistic communion.” – CCC 1229
“The second Vatican Council restored for the Latin Church “the catechumenate for adults, comprising several distinct steps.” The rites for these stages are to be found in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)…” – CCC 1232
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